Buck Elliott (minors02)
Albert Winslow Elliott Jr.
- Bats Left, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 170 lb.
OF/1B Buck Elliott played in the minor leagues from 1937 to 1956, mostly in the low minors. The highest Elliott reached was 6 games for the New Orleans Pelicans in 1948. Over the course of his 14-year career, the outfielder/first baseman played in 1,228 games, hitting as high as .336 in a season. He twice hit at least 20 home runs (in 1947 and 1950) and 10 triples (in 1940 and 1947). His playing career was interrupted by World War II - he served 4.5 years in the U.S. Army Air Corps. Elliott also managed in the minors from 1949 to 1956.
Elliott later scouted for the San Diego Padres (1969), Kansas City Royals (1970), New York Mets (1971-1976), Baltimore Orioles (1977-1978), New York Yankees (1980), and Oakland A's (1982-1985). He signed, among others, former Mets pitcher Craig Swan.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1949||Bisbee-Douglas Copper Kings||Arizona-Texas League||5th||none||replaced Paul Jones May 26|
|1950||Bisbee-Douglas Copper Kings||Arizona-Texas League||69-79||4th||Brooklyn Dodgers||Lost in 1st round|
|1951||Great Falls Electrics||Pioneer League||76-60||3rd||none||League Champs|
|1952||Modesto Reds||California League||45-46||--||Pittsburgh Pirates||--||replaced by Clinton Cameron (22-27) on July 23|
|1953||Phoenix Senators||Arizona-Texas League||58-82||6th||none||none|
|1955||Salinas Packers||California League||41-60||--||Pittsburgh Pirates||--||replaced by Jack Paepke (19-26) on July 25|
|Billings Mustangs||Pioneer League||5th||Pittsburgh Pirates||replaced Jack Paepke July 25|
|1956||Billings Mustangs||Pioneer League||70-62||2nd||Pittsburgh Pirates|